[oclug] Vim Rulez (was Programming Wars - Final Results)
je_linux at kronos.honk.org
Wed Apr 18 17:07:08 EDT 2001
On Wed, 18 Apr 2001, Michael P. Soulier wrote:
> On Wed, Apr 18, 2001 at 12:27:04AM -0400, Jon Earle wrote:
> > I've been deliberately playing with vim, and I still have to esc all the
> > time. God I hate vi.
> > If only joe had syntax highlighting. <sigh>
> Maybe you'd prefer something like nedit then? I like Vim, but nedit seems
> to follow the feel of most editors, and it does syntax highlighting. A friend
> of mine loves it.
> Unix is about choice Jon. No one is going to force you. ;-)
I know that Mike. Basically, I'm just curious as to why people today
still love vi*. While I like some of it's features, I also find it very
clunky and not at all intuitive.
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